Ven. Choden Rinpoche Eight Verses on Thought Transformation Eight Verses for Training the Mind The basic text is over eight hundred years old, shortly after the teachings of Indian master, Atisha. These teachings are part of the lojong (mind training) teachings. Geshe Langri Tangpa (1054-1123), one of the direct disciples of Drom Tonpa, the chief disciple of Atisha, set down the extremely profound lojong teachings in just eight verses. By thinking of all sentient beings as even better than a... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling Center, Tibetan Buddhism Source: Lectures and Events
The Ballad of Jesus Christ regards the life death and resurrection of our Lord, with graphic descriptions from an eyewitness to the crusifixiom. A true Easter Song that is heartwarming and a delight to hear. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Easter, Jesus Christ, Saint Jude, Trey Haltom, Rodney Haltom, fallingfigs, falling figs, Colonel...
First in a series of sermons entitled 'The Complete Hostory of the Bible abridged'. Starting with 'How did the Old Testament Originate?' favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Sermon, Christian, Evangelical, Bible
All levels. This workshop/retreat will specifically focus on the 7-Point Mind training by Geshe Chekawa. Its practical application is enormous, and it is radical in that it has the power to completely transform our lives into a tool for awakening our minds and learning to benefit others. This is the perfect workshop for people who are trying to figure out how to integrate the Buddhist teachings into crazy urban life in the 21st century. This course includes instructions in tonglen, a simple... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Tonglen
Why is so much importance put on the "guru-disciple" relationship in Tibetan Buddhism? The interaction between student and teacher goes way beyond formal teachings and is deeper and more effective than anything we can learn in books or on the web. Teachers are a living demonstration of the dharma. They inspire us to think: "I can do it." They make the path something alive, possible and very, very real. But of course we need to become suitable disciples before we find a... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Mahayana, Guru Devotion, Geshe Tashi Tsering
Chaitanya Bhagavata Vrindavana dasa Thakura ( Mp3 Collection ) Bhaktivedanta Booktrust Inc visit www.krishna.com Narated by Damodara Dasa To Purchase these Books or MP3s The Sri Caitanya Bhagavata of Srila Vrndavana dasa Thakura is a central work of Gaudiya Vaisnavism wherein the life and teaching of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu are recorded. To chronicle the activities of an incarnation of the Supreme Lord, Sri Krishna, demands the greatest of authors, and Srila Vrndavana dasa Thakura... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: hare krishna, chaitanya bhagavata, bhagavata, prabhupada, krishna, gauranga, krishna.com
Ten short but profound discourses from the Thematic Discourses (Saṁyuttanikāya) in the Pāḷi Canon in which Māra tries to tempt or distract various Arahat nuns but only gets fine rebukes from the nuns for his trouble. Some of the most memorable teaching in verse is found in this collection. The text with the audio embedded on the page, can be found on this page. The recital here is in English, for the same discourses in Pāḷi go to this page. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Bhikkhunis, Nuns, Mara, Discourses, Dhamma, Dharma, Sutta, Sutra
The Four Great Vows ... (30:16). Zen Master Dae Kwang is the abbot of the Kwan Um School of Zen. He is the guiding teacher of Providence Zen Center in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the head temple of our international School. He is also the teacher for Zen centers in Wisconsin and Delaware. Zen Master Dae Kwang travels widely, leading retreats throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. His interests include meditation practices common to Christianity and Buddhism. He was ordained a monk in 1987.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Spirituality, Buddhism, Meditation, enlightenment, consciousness, self-improvement, Zen, Dharma... Source: http://www.kyclzen.org
The wisdom of emptiness is the ultimate teaching in Buddhism; its main tenet is that our suffering is caused by our inability to perceive the true nature of reality. These teachings on emptiness are very subtle, profound and deeply transforming, Yet with correct understanding, we can shift our experience of the world. In this course, we'll begin to explore these ideas through meditation, understanding the process of attaining the wisdom understanding emptiness and practice some of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Wisdom, Emptiness
Introduction to Emptiness Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa "Emptiness is dependent arising; dependent arising is emptiness." Geshe Dakpa provides an overview of the unique Buddhist philosophy of emptiness; the lack of inherent existence of self and phenomena. Conjoined with the understanding of dependent arising, the view can begin to change our experience. Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Lamrim, Stages of the Path, Meditation, Bodhicitta, Wisdom, Emptiness, Selflessness of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Special Insight, Concentration, Wisdom, Emptiness Source: Lectures and Events
The Life of Buddha Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa provides a brief history of the life of Buddha who lived 2500 years ago. Born as a prince, he turned away from his kingdom in search of truth. India, Bodhgaya, Lumbini, Four Noble Truths, Shakyamuni, Shakya Kingdom, Queen Maya favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling Center, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa, Buddhist teachings Source: Lectures and Events
Lankavatara Sutra - The Descent to Lanka Self-Realisation of Noble Wisdom Chapter 01: Discrimination Chapter 02: False-Imaginations and Knowledge of Appearances Chapter 03: Right Knowledge or Knowledge of Relations Chapter 04: Perfect Knowledge or Knowledge of Reality Chapter 05: The Mind System Chapter 06: Transcendental Intelligence Chapter 07: Self-Realisation Chapter 08: The Attainment of Self-Realisation Chapter 09: The Fruit of Self-Realisation Chapter 10: Discipleship: Lineage of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: noble wisdom, buddha, bodhisattva, self-realization, bodhisattva-mahasattva, samadhi, mahamati,...
"Money is to be a means of making much of Godwe are to use it in such a way that people know what our true Treasure is. The burden of the 2004 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors is not how to get people to give more, but how to get people into heaven. Jesus said that it is hard for those who have possessions to enter the kingdom (Luke 18:24-25); Paul said that the desire to be rich plunges people into ruin and destruction (1 Timothy 6:9). John Piper, Randy Alcorn, and others invite you to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Christian Source: http://www.desiringgod.org
Understanding the Buddhist Path A series of talks on the Buddhism Spring 2007 Join a series of western teachers giving their perspective on such topics as the mind, the spiritual teacher, meditation, suffering, impermanence, loving kindness and compassion and the wisdom of emptiness. Not to be missed. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Stages of the Path, Lamrim Source: Marin Program
A sermon on Acts 6:1-7 by Bob Lovejoy delivered on 4/26/15 at Faith Community Church, Hampton, NH. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Complaining, deacons, elders, Spirit-filled, wisdom, word of God, church growth, priests
This sermon looks at what the bible says about life after death and the promise of eternal life. Common questions such as: Will I recognize people and what will my body be like are addressed based on scripture. Ref: 1 Corinthians 13:12, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, 1 Corinthians 15:35-44, John 5:25, Luke 14:14, Job 19:25-26, Job 14:14, Psalms 17:15, Isaiah 26:19, Daniel 12:2, Philippians 3:20-21, 1 John 3:2 (kjv) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lighthouse Baptist Church, Chapel Hill NC, Mark Hall, Sermon, Independent Fundamental Baptist,...
Austin Center for Spiritual Living presents Giving Key to Truth and Permanent Prosperity, a talk given by Richard Imprescia on Sunday, January 13, 2013. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: science of mind, religion, centers for spiritual living, religious science, podcast, audio, speech,...
Overcoming Laziness: Finding Joy in Practice The biggest obstacle to meditation (or any practice, really) is the laziness of "just not feeling like". How do we identify this laziness and how can we replace it with a deep joy in practice? Ven. Rita leads us in exploration, discussion and meditation on this troublemaker, and gain some simple skills to use at home. Dharma practice, laziness, joy, effort, perserverance, mental states, Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, psychology favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Source: Lectures and Events
How to Meditate Discovering Buddhism Program Ven. Losang Monlam Tse Chen Ling Center This primer provides the basics of meditation, how to sit properly, and how to setup a meditation session. Students will be taught different meditation techniques and how to recognize and deal with obstacles to their meditation practice. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling Center, Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation, Ven. Losang Monlam, Discovering... Source: Discovering Buddhism Program
Practical Dharma Ven. Robina Courtin Ven. Robina Courtin provides clear insight on how me might use the teachings of the Buddha (dharma) for every difficult life situation. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Mind, Delusions, Afflictions, Depression, Fear Source: Lectures and Events
Here I delve into the issue of diversity in early Christianity by using the opponents in John's epistles as a starting point (part 1 of 2). These epistles provide evidence of an early Christian schism over how to view Jesus' humanity. This is part of series 3 ("Diversity in Early Christianity: 'Heresies' and Struggles") of the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean podcast. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: early Christianity, New Testament, Bible, Gospel of John, Epistles, history
Today, Pastor Hall's sermon is about the differences between convenient christianity, comfortable Christianity and The Correct Christianity. We could slip and become complacent in our faith. The Bible says: "All that forsake thee shall be ashamed" (Jer 17:13) "so, turn from your evil ways, each one of you , and reform your ways and your actions." (Jer 18:11) Ref: Jeremiah 17:9-14, Jeremiah 18:11-12, 1 Corinthians 15:1 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lighthouse Baptist Church, Chapel Hill NC, Mark Hall, Sermon, Independent Fundamental Baptist,...
"No one in the last 300 years has seen more of heaven, more of hell, more of happiness, and more of holiness than the New England pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). His vision of God and Christian living are unsurpassed in grandeur, gravity, and gladness. "In October of 2003 thousands gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to celebrate the 300th birthday of Jonathan Edwards with a God- centered, Christ-exalting tribute. In this audio collection, eight lovers of Edwards... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Christian Source: http://www.DesiringGod.org
This is a series of five talks from what seems to be a Wycliffe Missionary Conference in Cameroon. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Christian Source: http://www.desiringgod.org
An anthology of uncollected songs recorded after the heyday of The Martyrs, but before the conception of The Throats. Covering the era of 1992-1994 and regarded as songs by the "Early Throats." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rock, Suburban 4-track recordings Source: Big History (1992-1994)
A heart felt Fathers Day sermon about David, a concerned father who prepared his young son, Solomon abundantly. He encouraged him and wanted his son to succeed by giving him Godly wisdom. Ref: 1 Chronicles 22:5, 22:11-13, 28:9-12. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lighthouse Baptist Church_Chapel Hill_NC, Mark Hall, Sermon, Independent Fundamental Baptist,...
A talk on the third step of the 12 step program. Hazleden: A Night to Remember, 2010 Carolina Beach, NC favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Spirituality, Alcoholics Anonymous, Hazleden
The worlds non-Christians have doubts, wonders and questions. How we as Christians answer them is important. They need to see how Christ has changed our lives with daily consistency as we remain steadfast in our faith and walk with the Lord. They look to see how we react to the world and need answers with doctrinal clarity. Ref: 1 Peter 3:10-18 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lighthouse Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC, Mark Hall, Sermon, Independent Fundamental Baptist,...
Let people see the power of God in you. A motivational sermon that relates us to Paul's guidance to Christians in a crooked and perverse nation. Philippians 2:12-18 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lighthouse Baptist Church_Chapel Hill_NC, Mark Hall, Sermon, Independent, Fundamental, Baptist,...
Srimad-Bhagavatam Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada ( Mp3 Collection ) Bhaktivedanta Booktrust Inc visit www.krishna.com Narated by Amala Bhakta Dasa To Purchase these Books or MP3s Listen Online Srimad-Bhagavatam, an epic philosophical and literary classic, holds a prominent position in India's voluminous written wisdom. This ancient text touches upon all fields of human knowledge. The timeless wisdom of India is expressed in the Vedas, ancient Sanskrit texts. Originally preserved through oral... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: hare krishna, bhagavatam, purana, brahma-sutra, srimad-bhagavatam, prabhupada, krishna, gauranga,...
This lesson finishes our study on worship with a look at Prayer. It will answer the questions; how can we have prayer acceptable to God and what do Christians pray for? favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: TFTW, Bible, Truth For The World
Women of Wisdom; Heart Advice for a Compassionate World Venerable Robina CourtinÂChanging the Mind Venerable Thubten ChodronÂWorking with Anger Venerable Sarah ThresherÂHealing the Pain Venerable Sangye KhadroÂBalancing the Spiritual and the Material Venerable Karma Lekshe TsomoÂMindful of Our Actions To explore challenges of a meaningful existence, five western women, ordained within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, share their depth, wisdom and clarity in a series of lectures. Each... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling Center, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Robina Courtin, Ven. Sarah Thresher, Ven.... Source: Lectures and Events
byMost Venerable Uda Eriyagama Dhammajiva Maha Thero
Nissarana Vanaya Audio ArchiveMeetirigala Nissarana Vanaya, is one of Sri Lanka's most respected meditation monasteries, established under the strict forest tradition. Founded by Asoka Weeraratna (the founder of the German Dharmaduta Society and the Berlin Buddhist Vihara in Germany) in 1968, it was led under the guidance of Most Venerable Matara Sri Nanarama Mahathera (author of Seven stages of Purifications and 'Seven Contemplations, published by the BPS). Asoka Weeraratna equipped the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Mindfulness, Buddhism, Meditation, Vippassana, Samatha, Insight Meditation, Dhamma, Meethirigala,...
Yoga Vasistha (Sanskrit: योग-वासिष्ठ) (also known as Vasistha's Yoga) is a Hindu spiritual text traditionally attributed to Valmiki. It recounts a discourse of the sage Vasistha to a young Prince Rama, during a period when the latter is in a dejected state. The contents of Vasistha's teaching to Rama is associated with Advaita Vedanta, the illusory nature of the manifest world and the principle of non-duality. The book has been dated between the 11th and 14th century AD)... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: audio, advaita vedanta, non-dualism, sacred, hindu, yoga, spirituality, eastern philosophy,...
This is our Online Bible Discussion for April 11, 2006. We pray that you understand that in Jesus, we will be raised from the dead to eternal life. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Blessed Indeed Ministries, Minister Shanetria
Recorded 1/25/12-1/29/11- the Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas was very fortunate to have Geshe Dakpa Topgyal visit and give several teachings. This page includes three of them listed by topic. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Geshe Dakpa Topgyal, Tibetan Institute of Arkansas, Nagarjuna, Buddhist Ethics, Shamatha,...
byReverend Davidson Loehr, Senior Minister at the First UU Church of Austin
Mussolini defined fascism as corporatism, where the desires of the most powerful corporations dictate policies to the government, and the rich rob the poor under the cover of militant and unending war used to distract the masses. The American Heritage Dictionary defines fascism as a marriage of big business and government combined with a militant nationalism. When we are the poster children for the established definitions of fascism, its time to acknowledge and explore this Brave New World. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Sermons
A translation of The Discourse about the Great Emancipation (Mahaparinibbanasuttam) which forms the 16th discourse in the Long Collection (Digha Nikaya) of the Buddha's discourses. The story of the last year of the Buddha's life in told in detail in six chapters, which include his final instructions for the Community, and his painful last journey. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddha, Dhamma, Dharma, Sutta, Sutra, Discourse, Buddha biography
Understanding the Heart Sutra Ven. Sangye Khadro The Heart Sutra is a member of the Perfection of Wisdom (Prajñāpāramitā) class of Mahāyāna Buddhist literature, and along with the Diamond Sutra, is considered to be the primary representative of the genre. It consists of just 14 shlokas or verses in Sanskrit and 260 Chinese characters in the most prevalent Chinese version, Taisho Tripitaka Vol. T08 No. 251, translated by Xuan Zang. This makes it the most highly abbreviated version of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Source: Discovering Buddhism Program
Angels With Dirty Faces, hosted by DJ Swill, aired on WESU Middletown from 2/16/06 to 5/25/06. Show #1 - 2/16/06 The Black Angel's Death Song - The Velvet Underground Diddy Wah Diddy - Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band T.V. Eye - The Stooges The Human Being Lawnmower - MC5 Rip Off - T. Rex Trash - New York Dolls Two Tub Man - The Dictators Station To Station - David Bowie Friction - Television She's The One - The Ramones Born to Kill - The Damned Cheat - The Clash Red London - Sham 69... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Punk, Post-Punk, Proto-Punk, College Radio, WESU, No Wave